Ex Desert Cyclone

Updated January 5th, 2024 at 21:00 IST

India-UAE joint Exercise Desert Cyclone aims mastery in FIBUA Ops

Focused on urban warfare tactics, the exercise aims to strengthen cooperation in sub-conventional operations, specifically Fighting in Built-Up Areas (FIBUA).

Reported by: Yuvraj Tyagi

1/5: The maiden joint military exercise, named 'Desert Cyclone,' between India and the UAE commenced in Mahajan, Rajasthan on January 02, 2024./ Image: ADGPI

2/5: The exercise involves 45 personnel from both the UAE Land Forces and the Indian Army's Mechanised Infantry Regiment./ Image: ADGPI

3/5: The exercise marks a significant milestone in fortifying the longstanding friendship and trust between India and the UAE, signifying their commitment to achieving shared security objectives./ Image: ADGPI

4/5: The primary focus of the exercise is on mastering Fighting in Built-Up Areas (FIBUA) within desert and semi-desert terrains, aligning with Chapter VII of the UN Charter on Peacekeeping Operations./ Image: ADGPI

5/5: The drills aim to enhance collaboration and exchange best practices in sub-conventional operations, setting up a Joint Surveillance Centre, and executing Cordon and Search Operations./ Image: ADGPI

Published January 5th, 2024 at 18:59 IST